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Summer Salt West #4- New Beachside Duplex! Sleeps 16, Wedding Friendly, Pool

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


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4 Bedrooms/ 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16, Shared Pool, Event Friendly

Summer Salt West #4 is part of a luxurious duplex completed February 2015. This splendid retreat has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths and is a perfect spot to bring your family and friends! Sleeping arrangements include king beds in 2 of the bedrooms, 1 room with a queen sized bed, 8 built-in twin bunks in the kid's bunk room, and a queen sleeper sofa. The first level offers a Gulf front balcony across the entire beach front side of the home, a large living room, kitchen & dining area as well as a half bath for your convenience. The kitchen is quite spacious and has granite counter tops & stainless steel appliances. All of the bedrooms are located on the second level. There is also a full width balcony on the second level with access through the hall so all can enjoy! The living room and all 4 bedrooms have flat screen TVs with Blu-Ray players, and the unit has free WIFI throughout. The Gulf front master suite has an amazing view of the beach, a king sized bed and a private bath. There is a bunk room with 8 built in twin sized beds and a bathroom across the hall. The 3rd bedroom has a King sized bed and the 4th has a queen. These 2 rooms share a Jack & Jill bathroom. There is also a full sized washer and dryer located on the second level hall. This home shares a Gulf front pool with the Summer Salt East & West homes and the duplex unit located beside it. There is a charcoal grill and picnic table located under the house along with covered parking for 4 vehicles. Everything you need to enjoy your visit is included with this property including a fully equipped kitchen & laundry room. This is a great property for family vacations, family reunions, weddings, or even a corporate retreat. It can be rented along with the adjoining duplex and two 7-bedroom houses for larger events. The Back Country Trail, part of the Gulf State Park, is perfect for walking, biking & running and is located right across the street. It's paved distance runs from Hwy 161 in Orange Beach all the way to The Peninsula Golf Course in Gulf Shores. Contact Richard at 850-255-1515 or to rent beach chairs, umbrellas, kayaks & paddle boards or for sailboat rides. Lots of interesting sights to see and plenty to do! Come stay with us!!

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Greg Kennedy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2016
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About Greg Kennedy

The owners of Summer Salt are Greg Kennedy, owner and president of Greg Kennedy Inc., General Contractor, and Jim Owen, owner and president of Gulf Shores Title Company Inc. Collectively we operate under KO Investments, LLC.

Greg Kennedy purchased this house in 2015


based on 10 traveler reviews

Summer Salt West #4- New Beachside Duplex! Sleeps 16, Wedding Friendly, Pool
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house, while slightly hidden from the main road, is in such a great location!! We had close access to the beach and pool, which were not crowded - even on Labor Day weekend! The private beach area we had was awesome because you could see how crowded the beach next to us was in front of the high rise condos. We also loved the way the house was decorated and how much space we had even with a full house of women!

If we had an issue, and there were a few, we were able to get in touch with someone to help us out, which is good! They came to plunge a toilet that had been stopped up and fixed an issue with the front door. We would definitely stay there again! Loved our getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Felt like we were camping inside a nice house

  • 3 of 5

We were excited about this place based off the pictures. Location is good and you can see the beach, but you are behind two other buildings and do have to walk to the pool and then over a board walk to get to the beach. No problem but we wish we had been able to sit on our patio and watch our kids at the pool.

UPSTAIRS/BEDROOMS: I am an Interior Designer and I will say that the finish out of this place is beautiful. All the walls are shiplap and the fixed finishes well done. However, the beds are terribly uncomfortable and had very cheap mattresses. We had very thin bedding (one sheet and a thin coverlet) and only one extra blanket per room. The bunk beds were way more comfortable than all the adult beds by far. However three of the bunk beds were covered in ANTS when we pulled the sheets back the first night!! We had to have two kids sleeping in two of the beds for the first two days until the problem was fixed. Each bathroom had 4 bath towels and 4 washcloths. There needed to be more in our opinion. Also, you have to bring your own TOILET PAPER and HAND SOAP. Really? That couldn't be included in the price you are paying for the week? Also, whoever cleans this place is seriously missing the baseboards (they were covered in dust) and all of the mold in the showers.

DOWNSTAIRS AREA: The sofas were gross because they are fabric and were covered in stains. Furniture is clearly mistreated after a summer of guests. Leather would probably be a better choice for a rental. The kitchen was very poorly stocked as we had TWO dish towels for the entire unit. We had one super small cookie sheet (we could not even get a whole package of taco shells on it) and one pyrex baking dish. We had to buy casserole dishes to cook in at the grocery store because there was not enough in the kitchen to use. The frying pans were rough and had the non-stick coating peeling off. The coffee maker leaked everywhere. We had to provide our own dish detergent, paper towels, trash bags, hand soap, dish soap etc. It's just un-believable to me that the price they were charging could not have included such basic items.

Oh and did I mention the lock for the door did not work the ENTIRE time we were there? We called and they came out and said "Well, there is a crime rate of zero so you'll be okay" I am not even kidding when I say there was blue painters tape over the lock the entire week.

If you are judging by pictures this place is beautiful, but we will not be staying here again

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family beach trip paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely perfect for our family vacation. It was my family of 4, my brother's family of 4 and our parents. The 4 kids loved the bunk room! The downstairs is so roomy! The kitchen was well stocked and so spacious. The separate ice maker was a cherry on top. We loved having the beach so close and the kids loved the pool. We actually booked our week for next year before we left this year!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great place and location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here. The location is perfect and the swimming pool is refreshing after a day at the beach. Everything you need for a wonderful vacation is here!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first entire family vacation together. The place was fabulous and spacious. We thoroughly enjoyed the open concept of the kitchen/dining/living area. No one felt "on top" of each other. Everyone loved the pool being near the beach. Extremely pleased with the unit and owners. Entire family enjoyed it so much they want to make it a tradition to return every year.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Jenn Cox

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay for the family! We were traveling with 3 other families and this worked out great for us. It's right on the beach and has a pool option for the younger kids. We will be returning for sure...the owners were so easy to work with and everything was as described!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Nearest Airport
32.6 Miles
Pensacola, FL
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Ft. Morgan to Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
8.5 Miles
Craft Farms
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 59
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Located on the sugar white sands of Alabama's Gulf Coast! The area offers many fun activities including fishing, the gulf, bays & back waters, boating, walking & biking trails from Orange Beach all the way to historic Fort Morgan, birdwatching at the Bon Secour Wildilfe Refuge, watching the Blue Angels practice over the Gulf or at NAS Pensacola, or just lazing the afternoon in the sun. The area has many events like, The Hang Out Beach Music Festival, State Park Zip Lining, Flora Bama Mullet Toss, many Golf Courses, Deep Sea and Back Bay Fishing, Dolphin Cruises, Para Sailing, Seafood Dining and much more. Shopping at the Tanger Outlet Mall in Foley is always an option for a rainy afternoon or if you want something closer, visiting the fabulous shops at The Wharf in Orange Beach for some shopping, dining & entertainment all in one convenient location. There are lots of things for the family to do, like visit the water park at Waterville, or the arcades and mini golf locations, The options for dining are endless, from seafood shacks to fine dining- we have it all! Nightlife is also varied but don't forget to stop by the world famous Flora-Bama Lounge on the Alabama-Florida state line anytime. They even offer church services every Sunday.


Rates & Availability

Orange Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 3 2017 - May 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Hangout Festival
May 11 2017 - May 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 16 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2017 - Mar 2 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $310 + Tax
4 Bch Chairs & Umbrella $250
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 11.0%

The Beach Chair and Umbrella Service is for rentals from March 1st through the end of October. The fee is $250/week which is not optional for weekly summer rentals. If you are renting for less than 1 week during these months please contact us for more information on rates. Kayaks and Paddle boards are also available through Richard Booth. You can contact him at 850-255-1515. We have a contract with him to provide this service on our private beach. Also, we want you to be aware that the City of Orange Beach has passed a new law, and all items left on the beach after sundown will be collected and disposed of by the city. So please make sure you bring any personal belongings back to the house before the sun goes down.

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Orange Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Mail Level Half Bathroom - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private Master Bathroom
    Jack and Jill Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared Jack and Jill Bathroom
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared Hall Bathroom
  • 3 Bathrooms on Second Level, 1 Half Bath on Main Level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Gulf Front View with private bathroom
    King Guest Bedroom - 1 king , Shares Jack and Jill Bathroom
    Queen Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Shares Jack and Jill Bathroom
    Bunk Room - 8 twin/ single , 8 Built In Twin Sized Beds with Bathroom Across the Hall
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16: 2 bedrooms with king beds, 1 bedroom with a queen bed & 1 bedroom with 8 twin bunks. Room for 2 more on sleeper sofa.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Wedding & Event Friendly Contact to rent beach chairs, umbrellas, kayaks & paddle boards or for sailboat rides.

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